FINE QUALITY ANTIQUE GOLD MICROMOSAIC SPANIEL DOG BROOCH c1830
An antique solid 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts) mounted brooch, set with a very fine quality micromosaic panel depicting a spaniel type dog.
Lovely quality and so attractive - wearable and very collectable!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Some signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Probably some restoration to mosaic surround, minimal tesserae loss / movement.
DEFECTS: None as such.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1830/40. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Frame 53 x 40 mm, mosaic 45 x 32 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 28.8 grams.